2021 Guild Quality Guildmaster Recipient!

As members Guild Quality, a third party survey company for home improvement professionals. we have the opportunity to receive the Guildmaster award on an annual basis. We're grateful to have been named a Guildmaster again this year! 

Should You Remodel or Move?

With interest rates at a record low, people are making big decisions regarding their homes. Oftentimes, there is a decision to be made between moving versus remodeling. With a large investment on the line, it is important to do your research. So..

Another Win at The HBAGC Key Awards! 2021 Edition

As members of the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago (HBAGC), we have an annual opportunity to enter projects for the Key Awards, which are a prestigious award in our industry. We’ve entered projects every year since 2012 and are..

2021 Home Remodeling Trends in Chicago's Northwest Suburbs

Current and upcoming trends are something everyone likes to be aware of when planning a home remodel. This year, 2021 home design trends have been greatly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and the shift it has caused in the role our homes play in..

How to Prepare for A Major Remodel

Major remodels are just that, major. How do you begin planning for something that is going to disrupt your home for months? That’s what we’re here to help you plan for. The more planning and conversations that you can have with your design build..

Additions: Build Up or Build Out?

You’ve been living in your home for quite a while now and it’s just too small. You love your neighborhood, school district, local friends and don’t want to deal with the hassle of moving. Sound familiar? This is the story for our clients who have..

Pros & Cons of Open Floor Plans

Open concept design has been trending for years now. Many people like the idea of making their home feel more like a gathering space. While open concept floor plans continue to trend in our area, you’ll want to consider the pros and cons before..

Home Gym Design Tips

Quarantine life has put a new perspective on many areas of our lives. It has made us realize some of those ‘small things’ that we took for granted. One thing many people have said they miss is their gym. To those of you who have a gym membership,..

The Best Way to Approach Interior Design When Remodeling Your Home

We talk to many clients at Patrick A. Finn who are excited and energized about their home remodel. They’ve thought of what rooms they want to improve, the layout of their new space, and even features and appliances they want included. 

Kitchen Design: The Working Triangle

The working triangle, or golden triangle, are buzzwords in the remodeling community and for good reason. But what exactly does working triangle mean and why does it matter to you? The term working triangle refers to the ideal layout of your sink,..